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Article Processing Charges (APCs) are charged to authors of scholarly articles to cover the open access publication.
NAIST members can receive the discount of APCs as below.
Special discounts may also be available for members of academic societies, etc. Please check the respective journal's website.

APCs discount information (2023.12)

ACS (American Chemical Society)
'Read & Publish' transformative contract
Your article must be accepted between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2025.
When you submit a article via ACS Paragon Plus, please select "Nara Institute of Science and Technology" from Institution drop-down list. After the decision of accepting, you will recieve an email about Journal Publishing Agreement (JPA) Tool. Kindly confirm its contents and complete the procedure.
For more information, please check the following URL.
* When you view 'Demo videos' tab, please watch the bottom video.
Author Choice
In case you don't choose read & publish contract, you can get discount as a member of subscribing institution.
See the price list on the web site.
Microbiology Society
The Microbiology Society is offering a promotion code for 10% discount APC (Article Processing Charge).
Anyone who want to post to The microbiology society Journals as open access article can use this code until June 2025.

Journal of General Virology (Hybrid)
Journal of Medical Microbiology (Hybrid)
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (Hybrid)
Microbiology (Gold Open Access)
Microbial Genomics (Gold Open Access)
Access Microbiology (Gold Open Access)

Information about promotion code  (USACO HP [Japanese], see p.2)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)
(National Academy of Sciences)
Publication Charge
It applies to immediate open access fee.
* All PNAS articles are free within 6 months of publication.

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